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Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Andrew Czerny, 1914-06-20

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Andrew Czerny in London, England. The Bishop (W.F. Pendleton) has found it necessary to turn over much of his work to N.D. Pendleton, so N.D. Pendleton is answering Czerny’s letter to the Bishop. Czerny has been dealing with disturbances in the London society, and Pendleton reports that there is unrest in other church societies as well over the question of the state and condition of life after death. While the Bishop sees this as an important topic,...
Dates: 1914-06-20

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Andrew Czerny, 1916-04-20

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Andrew Czerny in London, England. Pendleton has received Czerny’s letter of March 1st and is glad to hear the state of the Church has improved in London and Colchester. There has also been controversy in Bryn Athyn, but it seems things are improving everywhere. Although Czerny was in Bryn Athyn the previous summer, Pendleton asks him to consider visiting again for the upcoming Assembly in June.

Dates: 1916-04-20

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Charles E. Doering, 1927-03-25

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Charles E. Doering in Bryn Ahtyn, PA, USA. Pendleton formally notifies Doering that the General Church will contribute $200 towards travel expenses if he is able to attend the 1928 London Assembly.

Dates: 1927-03-25

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton, 2026-07-07

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton in Durban, Natal, South Africa. Pendleton acknowledges Acton's letter of April 14th. He then discusses the recent Assembly, which some have called the greatest one yet. Visiting church members from Kitchener were especially generous "in the matter of provision for our comfort." Pendleton is glad to hear the John Jiyana is doing good work in Zululand, and believes he (Jiyana) has a great future. Pendleton is impressed by Acton's use of...
Dates: 2026-07-07

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton, 1926-11-15

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton in Durban, Natal, South Africa. Pendleton acknowledges Acton's letter of August 24th and says that he has not responded until now because his answer to Acton's question about the dedication of the hall would not have arrived in time. Acton's judgement about dedication was correct: "the dedication should have in view the immediate uses to be served." Pendleton wants to hold the next General Assembly in London, July 1928. Pendleton is...
Dates: 1926-11-15

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton, 1927-02-15

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton in Durban, Natal, South Africa. Pendleton acknowledges Acton's letter of December 14th and discusses the very successful mid-year meetings. The Joint Council agreed that the next Assembly take place in London. Pendleton hopes it will be planned for the summer of 1928, but some in London prefer 1929. Describing the meetings, Pendleton writes, "the indication of unity and fraternal feeling was so marked that some one expressed the thought...
Dates: 1927-02-15

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton, 1927-03-25

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Identifier: RG.004.01
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Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton in Durban, Natal, South Africa. Pendleton informs Acton that the next General Assembly will be held in London, in the summer of 1928. Pendleton intends to ordain Rev. Robert J. Tilson into the third degree of the priesthood, and Acton into the second degree. The General Church will contribute $400 towards Acton's travel expenses if he is able to attend.

Dates: 1927-03-25

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton, 1927-07-23

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton in Durban, Natal, South Africa. Pendleton acknowledges Acton's letter and Auuual Report of June 15th. Pendleton understands Acton's struggle with his society's "apparent indifference to spiritual instruction." This is a common problem which requires patience and consistent effort. Pendleton had assumed Acton had his own Council, but since he does not, Pendleton recommends Acton wait to appoint one until after his upcoming ordination into...
Dates: 1927-07-23

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton, 1930-12-04

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton in Durban, Natal, South Africa. Pendleton acknowledges Acton's letter of October 20th. Pendleton is happy to hear that church members in Durban would like to have regular Assemblies. Pendleton is now calling for a South African Assembly, and he would like Acton to act as Secretary and Mr. (Frederick) Elphick to be presiding officer of the Assembly, acting in Pendleton's place. Pendleton writes, "Our theory of an Assembly is that it is...
Dates: 1930-12-04

Letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton, 1931-10-27

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Identifier: RG.004.01
Scope and Contents Typed letter from N.D. Pendleton to Rev. Elmo C. Acton in Durban, Natal, South Africa. Pendleton acknowledges Acton's letter of August 19th. Pendleton is pleased to hear that the South African Assembly was successful. Although Mr. (Frederick) and Mrs. (Bertha?) Elphick and Mr. and Mrs. Rogers were unable to be there, there was an attendance of more than 120 people for morning services. Pendleton does not recall meeting Mr. Morgan. Pendleton remarks that the Ridgways will be glad to have...
Dates: 1931-10-27